mhealth

We cover the application of medical and public health practices supported by mobile devices (mobile phones, tablets, etc.), patient monitoring devices, and other wireless devices.

App monitors cancer patients' quality of life

App monitors cancer patients' quality of life

A team from the Universitat Politècnica de València (UPV) has developed a new mobile application that facilitates the continuous monitoring of the quality of life of cancer patients.

Smart bandage shows promise for wound management

Smart bandage shows promise for wound management

Wearable sensor detects multiple chronic wound biomarkers to facilitate timely and personalised wound care.

Like yin and yang: mindful breathing for pain control

Like yin and yang: mindful breathing for pain control

Researchers compared traditional mindful breathing and virtual reality, 3D-guided mindful breathing to reduce pain.

E-mental health: A solution for a rising challenge

E-mental health: A solution for a rising challenge

E-mental health services could provide a response to these challenges and offer effective ways for prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and aftercare.

Rapid screening of drug-resistent bacteria

Rapid screening of drug-resistent bacteria

A research team led by scientists at Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU) has developed a novel cell sensor with a barcode-like micro-channel structure that enables rapid and low-cost screening of drug-resistant bacteria.

Augmented reality helps tackle arachnophobia

Augmented reality helps tackle arachnophobia

Researchers have developed an augmented reality app for smartphones in order to help people reduce their fear of spiders.

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